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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Night Work

Updated February 13, 2017

The Portland Noise Office has granted Environmental Services a noise variance to allow overnight construction on several streets with high daytime traffic volumes. The noise variance does not allow construction crews to use saw cutters, back-up beepers or jackhammers after midnight. There will be lights at construction areas and noise from other construction equipment, vehicles and generators during nighttime construction. A hotline number will be advertised prior to night work and answered by on-site city staff. Work in each location may involve daytime construction to complete some steps.

The map below shows the location of remaining night work.

Lower Powell Night Work

This map is not to scale and is meant to show night work at the general location.

Go to for more information about the Noise Office and requirements for a noise variance.